Well, more than an answer, I would like to expand on this question here. A look at the figures show that the number of writers here is gradually shrinking - and shrinking quite fast. Less than an year ago, there were at least 1.5 lakh (150 thousand) writers here. Today that number has fallen to somewhere in the 70,000s.
So, I would like to expand on this question on how long would it be before Hubpages decides that the number is not profitable enough and decide to shut shop? 1-2 staff members too have left the company in the past few months.